Natural remedies for High Blood Pressure
High BP remedies
High blood pressure means abnormally high arterial blood pressure, such blood pressure occurring without any apparent or determinable prior organic changes in the tissues possibly of hereditary tendency, emotional tensions, faulty nutrition or hormonal influence.
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The causative factors for high blood pressure include excessive alcohol consumption, pregnancy, smoking, obesity, stress, too much salt in-take, age, family history, hormonal disorders, usage of various drugs like contraceptive pills, steroids, pain killers etc. Lack of exercise, chronic kidney diseases, and Adrenal or Thyroid disorders also could be responsible for high blood pressure in people. In more than 95% of the cases no specific cause can be found and these people essential have hypertension. In some cases, this might lead to some abnormality leading to secondary hypertension.
The signs and symptoms may include headaches, vomiting sensation, nausea, palpitation, disturbed sleep breathlessness, blurred vision, chest pains and fatigue.
Natural remedies for High Blood pressure that are helpful-
Decrease the salt in your diet.
Avoid stress and strain. Practice healthy relaxation techniques.
Tobacco injures blood vessels wall and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Avoid smoking.
Garlic is an excellent natural remedy for high blood pressure. Garlic can also be taken as an herbal supplement.
Take Indian gooseberry juice along with honey daily. This acts as an antioxidant and is rich with natural vitamin C.
Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin P, which is essential for the prevention of capillary fragility. Though lemon is acidic in taste, it leaves alcoline residue in the body. Vitamin C of lemon is very effective as it gets to combine with bioflavonoids or Vitamin P. These as a combination in the lemon are more beneficial as they strengthen the blood vessels and prevent internal hemorrhage. It is therefore more effective in high blood pressure.
Boiled potatoes are advisable as the skin absorbs very little quantity of salt.
People that take potassium rich foods, have a low risk of hypertension. Potassium rich foods are orange juice, yogurt, strawberries, Tomatoes etc.
Coconut water is also advisable.
Carrot and spinach juice are also useful natural remedies for high blood pressure.
Watermelon seeds contains Cucurbotrin also helps to reduce weight and scanty urination. The substance extracted from the seeds is said to have a defined action in dilating the blood vessels and thereby lowering high blood pressure.
Eat Papaya 2 to 3 slices in the morning and evening. It helps to flush out the toxins from the body.
Ashwagandha, Bacopa Monnieri, Gotu kola, Aloe weed are useful.
Arjuna should help high blood pressure conditions. Modern science has also accepted its antioxidant property and its popularity in the prevention of heart disease.
If one follows some of the natural remedies for high blood pressure, he or she should find relief. In addition one should always consult a Medical Doctor as high blood pressure could be a serious medical condition.
Dr. Veena Deo is an Ayurvedic Doctor in India. All the information provided above and opinions expressed above are her own and should not be construed as medical advice. This information and on supplements is provided for educational purposes only.